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    Losing My Religion?

    This thread is an exercise in circular logic and best viewed from a distance: God can create anything. God can do anything. Can God create a stone so big He cannot lift Himself? ================ @Aeronaut or any other Mod Please approve this post. Thanks.
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    Kargil Ghazi (Veteran) Shares His Story Of Bravery.

    Yes, the people defending the borders are brave indeed. But "invincible" depends on the economy in the long run.
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    Hard work is key to success

    Good Luck in developing your career!
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    any doctors in here??

    Good Luck with fair winds and following seas!
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    any doctors in here??

    Not just step 1. You need to be good across 1, 2 and CSA, and then interview well, and then with luck and a divine push ...... And that is a bloody long, expensive and arduous proposition. Only a few make it through if existing numbers are anything to go by, and it is not getting any easier I know.
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    any doctors in here??

    I think ECFMG follows WHO listings, but I am not sure. At least it does not matter to you since your school is in both lists. Getting good USMLE scores would help in getting a residency, I think.
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    any doctors in here??

    Yes, I think you are right that WHO recognition is needed for sitting the USMLE. The inclusion of newer schools means that good medical education is expanding in Pakistan, which is great. Somebody told me that getting a residency is not easy these days, but the more established colleges have...
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    any doctors in here??

    List of medical schools recognized by WHO: Pakistan Aga Khan Medical College Aga Khan University, Karachi Abbottabad International Medical College Khyber Medical University, Abbottabad Akhtar Saeed Medical and Dental College Lahore Allama Iqbal Medical College...
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    Pakistan steps towards 'Full-Spectrum Nuclear Deterrence'.

    I merely tried to answer your earlier question as to WHY Pakistan would want NSG membership, that is all. I also noted why we are not likely to get in anytime soon too.
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    Pakistan steps towards 'Full-Spectrum Nuclear Deterrence'.

    NSG rules forbid nuclear trade with a country which has not signed the NPT such as India and Pakistan. Membership is useful because it opens up good sources for high technology. However, India was given a waiver due to US influence, but Pakistan was not.
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    Pakistan steps towards 'Full-Spectrum Nuclear Deterrence'.

    I can understand our disagreement. Pakistan will not be an NSG member anytime soon.
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    Pakistan steps towards 'Full-Spectrum Nuclear Deterrence'.

    Playing the victim card simply does not work in international geopolitics. There is no sympathy for victims over and above national interests.
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    any doctors in here??

    What is the difference between psychology and psychiatry in practice?
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    ‘Mini-budget’ presages massive hike in tariffs

    Just be ready for two things: devaluation of the Rupee, and raises in the price of all forms of energy.
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    any doctors in here??

    Radiology is not easy apparently:
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